A nurse's role is complex as it continues to expand and change in response to modern healthcare demands. However, the qualities that make the most difference to patients — confidence, competence, and compassion — remain the same.
The Australian College of Nursing says the final recommendations of the MBS Review Taskforce perpetuate the under-representation of nurses in the workforce.
A Victorian man has been convicted in the Magistrates' Court of Victoria and found guilty of six charges under the Health Practitioner Regulation National Law.
On International Nurses Day, the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation spoke out against the negative impacts of the Budget on nurses.
Medicines play a vital role in the treatment of many diseases, and Australian patients generally have access to an excellent range of world-class therapies. However, in recent years, concerns have been raised about the time taken for Australian patients to access new medicines.
Primary health care professionals gathering in Canberra to discuss future of Australian health system
The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) was signed this week, with 12 countries including Australia agreeing to a trade deal which now needs to pass their relevant government processes for final approval.
Over a decade ago now, I read a research article that called bullying the “cancer” of the workplace. I’ve been wondering since then whether bullying is really serious enough to warrant that language - and what can be done about it.
Jennifer Power, La Trobe University
This week the BMJ published a debate between two researchers over the effectiveness of homeopathy in treatment of illness. Should Doctors Recommend Homeopathy? played off a 2015 Australian NHMRC report citing that homeopathy was ineffective.
Australian and New Zealand medical students looking to improve their knowledge of oncology can turn to a new online resource launched today (31/10) to assist them with their studies.
Australia's sedentary culture contributes to the death of more than 7200 people each year, prompting the Australian Physiotherapy Association to launch its Australia's Biggest Killer campaign.
A new campaign titled 'Not Out of the Woods', to be launched on September 23, will be encouraging general practitioners to talk to their more senior patients about the risk of contracting shingles and subsequent complications, including severe pain caused by postherpetic neuralgia, which can last for years.